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25

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Corpse Party Out Now on PC

XSEED Games today announced that the horror adventure Corpse Party is now available for PC on Steam, GOG.com, and the Humble Store by Humble Bundle with exclusive content and features. Originally developed as an indie title by Team GrisGris, and previously released by XSEED Games for the PSP, Corpse Party is a visual novel-style experience that takes players on a journey where each step could be their last.

Localized directly from the original indie PC version known as Corpse Party: BloodCovered, which has never been released outside of Japan, this PC release of Corpse Party features all of the original Windows art and voice-acting, as well as new features exclusive to this version. Among other inclusions, such as multiple endings and scenes that differ from the PSP and upcoming Nintendo 3DS releases, this version boasts four bonus chapters on top of the game’s five main story chapters. One of these is a PC-exclusive retelling of the “Tooth” story from Corpse Party: Book of Shadows, recreated with added content in classic Corpse Party adventure style.

Apr
25

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BLACKROOM – The Return of John Romero and Adrian Carmack to FPS

John Romero and fellow id Software co-founder Adrian Carmack today announced BLACKROOM, a shooter that harkens back to classic FPS play with a mixture of exploration, speed, and weaponized combat. Use fast, skillful movement to dodge enemy attacks, circle-strafe your foes, and rule the air as you rocket jump in the single- and multiplayer modes. Powered by Unreal Engine 4 and fully moddable on PC, the game is being developed with community at its core, starting with today’s launch of a Kickstarter campaign to fund development.

In the single-player campaign, step into the shoes of Santiago Sonora, Chief hNode Engineer at HOXAR, Inc., the world’s foremost creator of holographic simulations. The company’s BLACKROOM technology allows users to be anywhere at any time, creating fully-realized holographic worlds that are indistinguishable from reality, all inside of a giant black room. When testing of their new leading-edge Predictive Memory technology reveals troubling anomalies that blend the real world with the virtual, you’re sent in to investigate and are swept across a dangerous array of simulations developed for BLACKROOM users, from medieval castles to horror sets. Peering into your mind and tapping into your deepest memories and fears, however, it’s clear that the BLACKROOM is not all fun and games.

BLACKROOM is targeted for release in winter 2018 on PC, DRM-free and on Steam.

Apr
25

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Synchronous Online Multiplayer Coming to Rock Band 4

Harmonix Music Systems has confirmed synchronous online multiplayer is coming to Rock Band 4 by the end of this year as part of a feature expansion pack. Players will be able to rock out with their friends across the country and around the world.

Another community-requested feature, support for the ION Drum Set is confirmed for this fall through a new Rock Band 4 Peripheral Adapter for Xbox One made by PDP.

Apr
25

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The King of Fighters XIV Launches August 23rd

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Atlus today announced that The King of Fighters XIV will be available on August 23rd exclusively for the PlayStation 4. Atlus is creating a special Pre-order/Day One edition featuring a collectible SteelBook emblazoned with the series’ fiery mainstay, Kyo Kusanagi, while also making the classic Kyo DLC costume free for the week following launch as a download on PlayStation Network.

Apr
25

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Hitman – The Sarajevo Six – The Enforcer Trailer

The second target from The Sarajevo Six is available exclusively for PS4 players with the launch of Episode Two of Hitman.

Gary Lunn, also known as “The Enforcer”, has been located in Sapienza where he is currently working at the Ether corporate bio lab, supervising high level security efforts. Lunn is a highly trained professional and can most likely be found moving around Villa Caruso or the bio lab.

Apr
25

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Bundleopolis Sale on GOG.com

Walk the streets of GOG.com and take in the sights as we build the Bundleopolis – a week-long tour with 20+ DRM-free bundles in every neighborhood, and even a few GOG-premieres.

Attend the opening ceremony and visit these locations for the first of many bundles:

  • Academy of LucasArts, including classics like The Dig, Monkey Island SE 1 & 2 and Outlaws for up to 75% off.
  • Bit.Trip. Street, a complete collection of the rhythmic series making its GOG.com debut for up to 87% off.
  • Nightmare Avenue, build your own bundle from a scary selection of games like Amnesia, Outlast, and The Last Door for up to 80% off.

New deals will be revealed every six hours as we travel through the expanding Bundleopolis. Be the first to get the newest GOG.com game releases, and exercise your rights as a citizen with build-your-own bundles.

The Bundleopolis Sale will end Sunday, May 1st, at 5:59 PM EST.

Apr
25

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Iceberg to Publish Stars in Shadow

Iceberg Interactive today announced that it has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Canadian development studio Ashdar Games for their 4X strategy game Stars in Shadow for PC. The game is currently in the later stages of development and is expected to release on Steam and other digital platforms during Q3 2016.

Stars in Shadow is a turn-based 4X space strategy game with a distinctive artistic style. The player competes with alien factions to explore and settle nearby star systems, develop colonies, build fleets to defend against rivals, negotiate with them and conquer them, when necessary. The game is won by unifying the galaxy, either through diplomacy or by force.

Apr
25

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Master of Orion Early Access 3 Detects New Lifeforms

Two new races are looking to shake up the galaxy in the next round of Early Access for Master of Orion: the Darloks and the Silicoids. These newcomers aren’t arriving empty handed either; they’re bringing the ways of Espionage with them, revealing Independent Planets, as well as granting a new victory condition: Economic.

Apr
25

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The Banner Saga – In Memoriam Trailer

To celebrate the launch of The Banner Saga 2 this past week, Stoic and Versus Evil released this The Banner Saga “In Memoriam” trailer during their PAX East panel in Boston. The trailer laments those characters – and, well, other things – lost through the hard choices made in the game. The Banner Saga 2 is now available for PC and will be coming to consoles later on this year.

Apr
22

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God Eater Pre-Order Bonuses Revealed

Bandai Namco today released new information regarding pre-order bundles for PlayStation 4 and Steam. The pre-order bundles will give fans access to both God Eater Resurrection and God Eater 2 Rage Burst, and six exclusive costume DLC including never-before-seen costumes from Tales of Zesteria and Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization, as well as manga and anime series, Tokyo Ghoul. God Eater Resurrection will be available digitally for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita on June 28th and on Steam on August 30th. God Eater 2 Rage Burst will be available on August 30th for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita.

PlayStation 4 Physical Bundle
Customers who pre-order the physical Day-One Edition of God Eater 2 Rage Burst will be guaranteed to receive the following items:

  • God Eater 2 Rage Burst software
  • Digital download voucher for God Eater Resurrection
  • Digital download for exclusive DLC costumes from Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization, Tales of Zesteria and Tokyo Ghoul

PlayStation Network Digital Bundle
Digitally pre-order God Eater 2 Rage Burst for PS4 through the PlayStation Network for the following items:

  • Digital download of God Eater 2 Rage Burst software
  • Instant access to digital version of God Eater Resurrection when it is available June 28th
  • Digital download for exclusive DLC costumes from Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization, Tales of Zesteria and Tokyo Ghoul

PlayStation Vita DLC Bundle
For a limited time fans who purchase God Eater 2 Rage Burst through the PlayStation Network when it releases on August 30th will receive the exclusive DLC costumes from Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization, Tales of Zesteria and Tokyo Ghoul

Steam Bundle
Digitally pre-order the God Eater Resurrection and God Eater 2 Rage Burst bundle on Steam to receive the exclusive DLC costumes from Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization, Tales of Zesteria, and Tokyo Ghoul.